About TEDxSF: x=independently organized TED event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx where local, self-organized events can bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

TEDxSF seeks to develop and leverage the TED experience at a regional level, bringing together innovators and inspirational speakers in the San Francisco Bay Area.  This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.